Driving from the UK to Italy: great route ideas

Driving from the UK to Italy: great …

Planning to drive from the UK to Italy? Here are lots of tips, route ideas and suggestions of where to stop along the way.

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Things to do in Sicily with kids

Things to do in Sicily with kids

Why visit Sicily with kids? Having worked in the family travel industry focusing for many years on Italy, I’m often asked whether Sicily is a good place for a family holiday. So I decided to…

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17 Italy farm stays for families

17 Italy farm stays for families

There are so many incredible places to stay at in Italy: sumptuous hotels, well located city apartments, romantic luxury retreats, and so forth. However, if you’re visiting Italy with kids, I’ve discovered that it makes…

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Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids During our summer road trip through Europe, we paid a visit to Turin in northern Italy. Our boys have developed something of an obsession with the 1969 Italian…

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European family road trip itinerary: England to Italy

European family road trip itinerary: England to …

Why take a European family road trip? There’s a lot to be said for short flights and quick transfers for getting you swiftly away from the humdrum of everyday life to your family holiday destination.…

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Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the best Italian squares

Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the …

Piazzas in Italy: the best Italian squares to visit It’s very easy when you visit Italy to rush around and tick off as many sights as possible, after all it is a rather lovely country.…

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The Dolomites with kids in summer: the Val d’Ega

The Dolomites with kids in summer: the …

If you’re considering a trip to the Dolomites with kids in summertime, I can highly recommend staying in Obereggen in the Val d’Ega and exploring the trails of the Latemar Massif. This is one of…

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Towers in Italy to climb for a great view

Towers in Italy to climb for a …

Towers in Italy to climb for a great view There’s nothing quite like climbing bell towers or castles in Italy for a great view. And if the structures lean at an alarming angle or were…

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Italy driving holiday with kids: Tuscany to Le Marche

Italy driving holiday with kids: Tuscany to …

Why take an Italy driving holiday with kids? Over the last 20 years I’ve lived, worked and holidayed in the Italian regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Le Marche. As people often ask me about Italy…

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Review: L’Approdo delle Sirene in Syracuse, Sicily

Review: L’Approdo delle Sirene in Syracuse, …

The first stop on our spring 2017 trip through eastern Sicily was Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian), in the south east of the island. I wanted to give my boys a perfect introduction to Sicily and my…

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